and we are not getting anywhere because we are afraid who is going to get credit for something if we fix something. we have the blame game down to a science. by the end of every day, we know exactly how to blame somebody else and it's wrong. it's not how we did things in west virginia and where i come from, we try to work together and identify the big problems. right now, when you think about it, 15 trillion dollars in debt right now, our country is, 17 trillion by next year. we are going to 21 trillion. break this down in smaller denomination, every business day, chris, we go $5 billion more. we have to borrow to run this country. >> on monday, before the super committee announced its failure to reach a deal, you sent a letter to president obama and asked him to intervene. he did not. do you see this a massive failure in leadership? >> well, it's first of all, leadership have to lead and be involved and whether it's the president or the leaders of congress, we have to set our mark and what we are going to achieve and our goal. we are not doing that because they are afraid of what is best for the next election of next year.